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#27 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "cheap place" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are booking late and need a cheap place to sleep this would be on my list as with the Annex II, but it is about 2 minutes away from the boat and harder to find...."
  • "Excellent welcome at reception from Christina, if only the rest of the staff made as much effort. The room was clean and basic with a fan and Ac unit. Shower was adequate. This is an old hotel with ..."
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Warere Town House
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Bargain
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#14 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
4 travelers mentioned "budget hotels" and "budget place" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is much finer than the neighboring budget hotels. Yes it is convenient to the ferry however it is in a grubby part of town and if you like to partake in any activities in the..."
  • "Bottom line: A nice budget place in stone town, within walking distance of most attractions. Good value for money. Tall people will have an issue with size of beds, height of..."
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#15 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
2 travelers mentioned "budget" and "budget hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "We have stayed in great places in Stone Town that were classified as budget so this was a bit of a splurge and we were expecting more. The rooms were very musty and not that clean..."
  • "One of the few mid range budget hotels with a pool. Fair quality food. Accommodating staff. No lifts but this is a common feature in most hotels in Stone town...."
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#14 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "Funguni Palace Hotel was an affordable and convenient location from which to explore Stone Town. It's an easy and well-lit walk to Fordhani Gardens for supper in the evenings..."
  • "Funguni Palace is a very good hotel: quite and near the port. The rooms are very nice and silent. Air conditioned and fan working perfectly, Wonderful beds, absolute cleaning, good bathroom with perfe..."
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Al Minar 3.5 of 5
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#16 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "cheap" when describing this hotel.
  • "the hotel has a very good tour coordination section & offer amazing packages at very cheap prices. The location is right in the heart of stonetown yet away from the traffic hence..."
  • "I had a awe-inspiring stay in at the Al –Minar hotel which is with a Wonderful interiors, very good service and delicious dining too, must recommend the hotel's Cave Club Restaurant for the Arican..."
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#2 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
7 travelers mentioned "budget hostels" and "budget hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "I've done a lot of staying at hostels while travelling, and the budget hostels/hotels on Zanzibar were worse than most so that made this hotel exceptional!..."
  • "were there 24-hours and lock the main door after 10pm and open it on your request. A very good, budget hotel with alot of character...."
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#13 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "and all employees. I greatly recommend this hotel to all travellers looking for something a little special at an affordable price :)..."
  • "A very nice and new place with 7 rooms. Nice room and bathroom, air con as well as net. VERY nice staff, owner, reception and everyone we met and the top floor outside restaurant. Me, my husband and o..."
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#26 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
3 travelers mentioned "budget hotel" and "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you're in town on business for a couple of days this budget hotel should do very well. Good service and excellent shower with very good pressure. I would stay here again...."
  • "And when we ran out of cream, there wasn't anybody around to refill it. Verdict: This is a hotel meant for non-fussy budget travelers, looking only for a place to sleep..."
Emerson Spice
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Best Service | Romance | Small Hotels Special Price 10% off room rate
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#1 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "affordable" when describing this hotel.
  • "A friend and I were in Zanzibar for a few nights and were looking for an affordable and centrally located hotel with local charm and character. We found it! This place is..."
  • "We have stayed here several times and this little gem hits the mark every time. No place captures the magic of Zanzibar as well as Emerson - unlike any other hotel in the world. Looking forward to ou..."
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#13 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "We enjoyed this hotel very much, and it was an excellent start for our honeymoon at Zazibar! It's not a backpacker's budget but it's worth it!..."
  • "Hotel was nice, but pity about Stone Town, maze of buildings and streets, hot, lots of annoying touts and only a few things to see that are poorly presented. I would spend only a day at the most and t..."
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#19 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "budget" when describing this hotel.
  • "There is a reason this place is named as one of the best budget options in Stone Town. It is convenient and has a lot of great features that make it a bargain. The rooms are cute..."
  • "We stay at Salme Inn for 4 nights. The rooms was clean, stuff and management very friendly. We book over internet and ask for transfer from harbor to the hotel. The hotel taxi wait us and drove us to ..."
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#29 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
One traveler mentioned "low-budget" when describing this hotel.
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#4 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "New hotel right in the middle of stone town with close proximity to beach, shopping areas and night clubs. Beautiful rooftop restaurant with good view of stone town. Staff were very polite and helpful..."
  • "Wow! We were the first customers to book in to this brand new hotel in Stone Town Zanzibar. No teething problems just top quality rooms and service with the happy smiles as seen throughout this island..."
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#18 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "Lovely little gem of a hotel. We were transferred there because 236 Hurumzi was closed, and I can't imagine it would have been any better. I was in room 12, which was off the street and quiet, with it..."
  • "We visited Kholle House to watch Mama Bi Kdude (a Zanzibar legend at 104 years old) sing. We had a chance to look around the grounds and common areas of the guesthouse while we were there. The staff..."
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#23 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "I had originally booked at a sister hotel in town which after i arrived was told they over booked the hotel and would send me to this brand new hotel (had been open just 1 week when i checked in). At ..."
  • "Very nice, pleasant hotel. Rooms are spacious, staff are very nice and helpful, location is excellent - across the road from the beach. Forodhani is sister hotel with Tembo, a very excellent hotel acr..."
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#27 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "I picked up this location on the web while organising a visit to the stone town and what I liked most were the spectacular sunsets because of its western location. the sea food is ok and service is mu..."
  • "Visited Mtoni Marine in October 2014 and enjoyed my stay. I loved the fact that it is close to Stone Town as the airline (Kenya Airways) had a 5.35am flight only! The staff are extremely good, Ram..."
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#25 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "I needed a hotel for 1 night and came across this place by accident - but what a perfect accident. I managed to get a fabulous room with a albeit small view of the sea. The room was very clean, well..."
  • "We stayed in Aminin Palace in July 2010. The room was large and clean - nice authentic furniture. En-suite was good. Room has aircon and fan - lovely in the heat. Breakfast on roof was good. Not much ..."
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#21 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "We stayed here for 3 nights at the start of our trip round Zanzibar. The hotel was very centrally located for visiting Forodhani Gardens, Fort and other sights as well as being close to the shops roun..."
  • "We stayed in Seyyida Hotel & Spa for 2 nights during the low season in 2013. At the time the Hotel was quite empty so we got a huge and nice room in which we could stay with 3 person (each of us got o..."
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#6 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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  • "I've stayed here several times and it used to be my 'go-to' hotel in Stone Town. It's centrally located, close to the ferry and to Ngoma Kongwe (good for Sauti za Busara festival) and Forodhani and al..."
  • "We stayed here two nights and were sad that the hotel filled before we were able to book a third night. We stayed in a large third floor room that had both air conditioning and a fan. We used both b..."
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#30 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "We stayed here 3 nights. The receptionists were very helpful with everything we asked for. The rooms are big, but no view. They might need a little upgrade, especially the bathrooms, but nothing to c..."
  • "Built around a quiet little tile courtyard The Chavda is a lovely hotel. It has the feel of a middle eastern merchant's house starting from the huge brass studded doors at the entrance to the pierced..."
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#26 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "Stayed just two nights at the Al Johari but would definitely return. It is a beautiful old building with lots of character but the rooms are comfortable with modern fixtures. Staff were all welcoming ..."
  • "We spent two nights here at the beginning of our holiday and one at the end. I was really surprised at how lovely the hotel was from as soon as we arrived - it is still sparkling clean from it's o..."
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#28 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "We visited Africa House after 13yrs - what a change for the better. It is tastefully done up in 'old Africa/colonial' style and the staff were helpful and very friendly. During our stay we got to know..."
  • "Our stay at Africa house was absolutely amazing , the staff and management were the friendliest and most accommodating I've come across anywhere,and I've travelled to over fifty countries, Our room w..."
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#31 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "I visited this hotel few months ago but now everything are changed there is new Management Team under the control of Salum (jimmy) we slept at this little place for 3 nights and we got offer of 10% di..."
  • "As soon I walked in, there was a huge difference compered to last time I went. Obviously it was a positive difference. I liked how the service's were excellent and the staff were friendly thank you Ji..."
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#25 of 30 Stone Town B&B and Inns
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  • "This hotel is just a walk from the ferry terminal and the city centre. The walk is fine during the day time, but at night time they have no street lights within the narrow lanes. The hotel itself i..."
  • "I stayed here as a part of an overland tour. It was very basic but clean and well located near the ferry. The hotel could do with a refurbishment but it was good value for money. The staff wer..."
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#7 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "Serena Inn - located in a secluded area of Stone stone overlooking the Indian beautiful ocean! Quiet, serene & peaceful... Service was excellent, staff friendly, food delicious & the rooms were clean,..."
  • "Stayed here for one night before heading to a resort outside of stonetown. This was a wonderful hotel in the city- air conditioning w/ very nicely decorated rooms. Staff was helpful and attentive. ..."
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#22 of 34 hotels in Stone Town
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  • "We came here for our honeymoon.The staff were consistently friendly and helpful during our 10 day stay. The room was average size with a Kingsize bed. There was a nice clean en-suite and it was al..."
  • "Nice new modern hotel with good location. Stone Town was very hot when we were there snd the excellent air conditioning was a blessing. Hotel has elevator which is great since the rooftop dining was..."
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